We are the ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball

Written by: K. Nelson

An amazingly gorgeous book based on an awesome time in sports. The beautiful oil paintings that Kadir Nelson created for this book compliment the men who inspired his art and put baseball in the hearts of many. The courage and persistence these men had created a place in sports that will never be denied again. They made the sport what it is – incredible.

Links:

BBC’s interview with the author

Lesson plans and more

Citation & Textbook Assignment

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